The basic meaning of the word “Church” in the Bible is “Gathering”. It’s the gathering of God’s children. In Matthew chapter sixteen Jesus explained how He was going to establish His Church. “He said to them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’ Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Christ, the Son of the … Read moreWhat Is The Church?
We live in a world where most people are run by their physical senses and their emotions. They make decisions based on what they see and feel. Their reactions to people and situations come from their emotions. We can all relate to this kind of life. It’s how we lived before we put our faith … Read moreLiving By Emotions
God is a faith God. He spoke and things that never existed before were made real. We’ve seen that our faith has the same potential as God’s faith. So, why do we not always see the same results? It’s possible that we do not believe His words the same way He does. God has total … Read moreFAITH AND FOCUS: Believe and Speak
Faith is being totally dependent on God. We often hear statements like that and mentally or verbally agree without letting it truly sink into our hearts. Being totally dependent on our heavenly Father would require laying aside all of our preconceived notions about life. It requires us to put all our confidence in Him based … Read moreFAITH AND FOCUS: Totally Dependent On God
“By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.” Hebrews 11:3 (NKJV) Our heavenly Father is a faith God. What He sees does not affect Him. Instead, God speaks into being what He desires. “In … Read moreFAITH AND FOCUS: The Potential of Faith
Our main purpose is to worship God in all that we do. Our worship can come in many different forms: singing, writing, how we parent our children, the way we listen to our loved ones. God’s Word does tell us to sing songs of praise to Him, but our Father doesn’t confine worship to music. … Read moreWork or Worship?
God created every man and woman with a purpose. This truth begs the question, “Why do so many people spend their lives looking for and never finding that purpose?” The answer is simple: They do not go to their heavenly Father to find it. All of our gifts, talents and abilities are given to us … Read moreOrder Or Chaos: Finding our Purpose
Sitting beside someone’s death bed is always an honest moment. They are taking stock of their life: the moments of joy, the conversations and days they wish they could have back, and everything in between. They will rarely tell you of how they wished they could go back and work longer hours or watch more … Read moreOrder or Chaos: Prioritize Family
Adam and Eve’s sin in the Garden of Eden plunged all of creation into chaos and darkness. All of the systems were disrupted and mankind lost his authority over the earth. This darkness is easy to point out in certain places: the media, poverty and hunger, disease and war. However, all of these things are … Read moreOrder or Chaos: Rescued From Darkness
The world has many different versions of “freedom” that only lead to slavery. Many versions of freedom are only temporary relief from pain. Other versions of freedom are an escape from the prison of daily life. People seek relief in vacations, drugs, shopping, alcohol, other people, etc. We think if we can just get away … Read moreEternal Freedom or Temporary Relief?